Goa’s mangrove cover increases while Sunderbans’ shrank: ISFR 2021
News this fortnight Swati Bansal posted 2 days 1 hour ago

Goa’s mangrove cover increases while Sunderbans’ shrank, reports India State of the Forest Report (ISFR) 2021

Mangroves in Sunderbans (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
Activists urge Chhattisgarh CM to rethink expansion of mining in Hasdeo Arand forest
News this fortnight Swati Bansal posted 1 month ago

Reconsider decision to expand mining in Hasdeo Arand forest: Activists to Chhattisgarh CM

A devastated forest at a coal mining site. Photo for representation only (Image source: IWP Flickr photos)
Government gives a boost to PMKSY, Renuka ji, and Lakhwar hydro projects
Policy matters this fortnight Swati Bansal posted 1 month ago

Centre approves Rs 93,000 crore to PMKSY, Renuka ji and Lakhwar

Yamuna flows under (Image source: IWP Flickr photos)
Rajya Sabha passes Dam Safety Bill, 2019
Policy matters this fortnight Swati Bansal posted 1 month 1 week ago

Rajya Sabha passes Dam Safety Bill after 34 years of drafting

Malampuzha dam in Kerala (Image source: IWP Flickr Photos)
Four major rivers in Uttarakhand change course after heavy rains
News this fortnight Swati Bansal posted 2 months 2 weeks ago

After heavy rains, four major rivers change course in Uttarakhand

A river in Uttarakhand (Image source: IWP Flickr photos)
Testing of drinking water gets easy for users
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 10 months ago

Testing drinking water gets easy thanks to JJM and ICMR

Farmer taking water from a hand pump (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Kanhar: To be or not to be?
The May 7th Kanhar judgement by the National Green Tribunal validated the protesters' claims, but then also allowed the Government to 'complete earlier work'. Isn't the NGT contradicting itself? chicu posted 6 years 8 months ago

The last month has been one of great activity around the illegal construction of the Kanhar dam in Sonebhadra district of Uttar Pradesh.

A destroyed tent after the lathi charge
Centre adopts National Water Policy 2012 - Roundup of the week's news (December 24 – 30, 2012)
This roundup of the news this week presents discussions on the adoption of the National Water Policy by the Centre in the midst of objections raised by states that argue on the relevance of water as a state specific resource and not to be controlled by a uniform law followed by news on objections raised against direct cash transfer in food commodities in Chattisgarh, illegal mining in Goa and an update on the garbage crisis in Bangalore sabitakaushal posted 9 years ago

Centre adopts National Water Policy, 2012

South India left with water storage level lowest in a decade - Roundup of the week's news (December 17 – 23, 2012)
The news this week is dominated by reports on the severe water storage level in the south of India followed by news on water conflicts between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, the irrigation scam in Maharashtra and the Ganga cleaning initiative launched by the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board sabitakaushal posted 9 years ago

South India left with water storage level lowest in a decade

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